To amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to exempt certain recipients of Department of Agriculture conservation assistance from certain reporting requirements, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 16, 2017
Length: 2 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on February 16, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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15 Cosponsors (8 Democrats, 7 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Kuster Reintroduces Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Access to Farm Conservation Programs”
— Rep. Ann Kuster [D-NH2] (Sponsor) on Feb 17, 2017
“Issa Applauds Trump Executive Order on FITARA”
— Rep. Darrell Issa [R-CA48] on May 16, 2018
Jun 10, 2016
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5451 (114th).
Feb 16, 2017
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H.R. 1163 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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